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Auction Description for Cheffins: The Oriental Sale
Viewing Notes:
Sunday 28th October 10.00-12.00 Monday 29th October 10.00-17.00 Tuesday 30th October 10.00-17.00 Wednesday 31st October 09.00-10.45

The Oriental Sale

by Cheffins


309 lots | 301 with images

November 1, 2012

Live Auction

Clifton House

1 & 2 Clifton Road

Cambridge, CB1 7EA United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1223 213343

Fax: +44 (0)1223 271949

Email: fine.art@cheffins.co.uk

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Hideo, a late 19th/early 20th century ivory group

Lot 303: Hideo, a late 19th/early 20th century ivory group

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Description: Hideo, a late 19th/early 20th century ivory group of Shoki having his eyebrow pulled by one of the two oni that he has caught, signed, 9.5cm (3.75 in.) high

Condition Report: His sword is lacking

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Chikamitsu, an early 19th century marine ivory netsuke

Lot 304: Chikamitsu, an early 19th century marine ivory netsuke

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Description: Chikamitsu, an early 19th century marine ivory netsuke carved as a Buddhist lion holding a ball with his paws, his mouth open below his inlaid eyes, signed, 4cm (1.5 in.) wide

Condition Report: Good

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An early 19th century mother of pearl inlaid ivory netsuke

Lot 305: An early 19th century mother of pearl inlaid ivory netsuke

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Description: An early 19th century mother of pearl inlaid ivory netsuke pierced and carved as Buddhist lion seated amongst peonies, the roundel tufts of his coat of mother of pearl, 4cm (1.5 in.) wide

Condition Report: There is one old crack through a peony leaf on the base

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A late19th century ivory netsuke

Lot 306: A late19th century ivory netsuke

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Description: A late19th century ivory netsuke carved as a reclining horse with a rope trailing down its back, 5cm (2 in.) wide

Condition Report: Good

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A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group

Lot 307: A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group

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Description: A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group of Shoki quelling a demon with a ruyi sceptre, his hat and a double gourd floored in the ongoing struggle, 6cm (2.25 in.) high

Condition Report: Good

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A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group pf the takarabune,

Lot 308: A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group pf the takarabune,

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Description: A late 19th/early 20th century ivory group pf the takarabune, the dragon prowed ship sailing with the seven Gods of good fortune drinking and eating, red lacquer seal mark, 8cm (3 in.) high

Condition Report: The mast tip is a separate piece of ivory

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A late 19th century Shibayama work ivory two fold screen

Lot 309: A late 19th century Shibayama work ivory two fold screen

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Description: A late 19th century Shibayama work ivory two fold screen inalid with mother of pearl birds amongst flowers and blossoms by a river side, the reverse incised with three ladies on a hill side, signed Kuni..., bears label of Douglas Wright, the panels each 24 x 12cm (9.5 x 4.75 in.)

Condition Report: the pin has come out of one side of a bottom hinge. Approximately 14 pieces of inlay are missing

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A late 19th century black lacquer shodana,

Lot 310: A late 19th century black lacquer shodana,

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Description: A late 19th century black lacquer shodana, the middle of the four tiers with doors to one side gilt with Daikoku and Ebisu, the bottom tiers with sliding doors, 107cm (42 in.) wide

Condition Report: The struts supporting the top tier have been loose, restored back and are loose once more

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A late 19th century ivory tusk and wood stand,

Lot 311: A late 19th century ivory tusk and wood stand,

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Description: A late 19th century ivory tusk and wood stand, carved in relief on both sides with the body of a dragon partially hidden by clouds, 34.5cm (13.5 in.) (2)

Condition Report: The sharp end has a bruise and the wide end has cracking

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